Spinalis Cervicis belongs to the medial column of the Sacrospinalis group of muscles.
Spinous processes of C2 and sometimes the 3rd and 4th cervical spinous process.
Dorsal rami of cervical and thoracic spinal nerves (C4 to T1).
Dorsal branches of the posterior intercostal arteries from the thoracic aorta.
Bilaterally they extend the spine; unilaterally they laterally flex and rotate the spine tp same side.
Recent Related Research (from Pubmed)
- Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/.